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Monday, February 18, 1929 (continued)

(2) G 7560
South of rooms 'c' and 'd'. Clearing debris and walls of late graves, down to rock surface. Over this area there is about 1 meter of hard debris of limestone chips and sand, debris of original mastaba construction. The smaller mastabas are all built on this debris (G 7562, 3, 4, etc, etc).
G 7560 Y: Remove top plug block and cleared around stones for photograph.

(3) G 7564
Clearing over mastaba and removed late graves.

(4) G 7566
G 7566 C; Depth 6.4 meters. Room on west, rock-cut. Unfinished.

(5) G 7567
Clearing on top of mastaba. Found pits B and C.
G 7567 B: Down .9 meters. Built of rubble.
G 7567 C: Depth 2.7 meters. Built of rubble. Room on west, of rubble.

(6) G 7573
G 7573 C: Depth 4.9 meters. Room on west, rock-cut.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(7) G 7574
G 7574 A: Depth 1.75 meters. No chamber.
G 7574 B: Depth 1.65 meters. No chamber.

(8) G 7575
Clearing small mastaba. Found pit A and late graves 113, 114 [G 7000 SE 113, 114].
G 7575 A: Depth .7 meters. Built of mud brick, room on north.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(9) G 7660
G 7660 Y: Clearing room.

(10) G 7000 SE 112 - 114
No. 112 [G 7000 SE 112]: Height .9 meters. Built of rubble.
No. 113 [G 7000 SE 113]: Height .8 meters. Built of mud and rubble.
No. 114 [G 7000 SE 114]: Height .4 meters. Built of mud and rubble.

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Details

  • Classification
    Documentation-Expedition diary pages
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Display Page Dates
    02/18/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 13

Published Documents 1

Photos 1

People 1

Modern People

  • Noel F. Wheeler

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates British
    • Remarks Wheeler was a Lieutenant Commander in the Royal Navy according to George A. Reisner's, "A HIstory of the Giza Necropolis, Vol. I."